DW Global Media Forum 2017
The number of jailed journalists has hit a historic high for the second consecutive year, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists' press freedom snapshot. China and Egypt join Turkey as the worst offenders.
Newspapers are calling for the government to investigate the disappearance of a journalist who has not been seen in weeks. This is just the latest in a series of threats to a free and independent press in Tanzania.
With the "leader of the free world" warring against the press, governments shutting down the internet and journalists behind bars, 2017 has been a tough year for press freedom around the world. Here’s a look back.
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